Posts From Mariam Shoaib

From Stigma to Solution: Mental Health Awareness in Pakistani Communities

There is a mental health awareness and advocacy movement going on in Pakistan and it is not a moment too soon.  According to experts more than 20 million Pakistanis suffer from some form of mental health trauma or disorder which rounds up to 10 percent of the country’s total population. Society’s tendency to avoid dialogue about mental health will no longer suffice. The hard questions are being asked. The idea behind the